Lisa M Najavits

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Helping vulnerable populations: a comprehensive review of the treatment outcome literature on substance use disorder and PTSD
    Lisa M Najavits
    VA Boston Healthcare System, 150 South Huntington Ave, 116 B, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    J Clin Psychol 69:433-79. 2013
  2. pmc Gender differences in cocaine dependence
    Lisa M Najavits
    VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 97:190-4. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Improving PTSD/substance abuse treatment in the VA: a survey of providers
    Lisa M Najavits
    VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Addict 19:257-63. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Psychotherapies for trauma and substance abuse in women: review and policy implications
    Lisa M Najavits
    Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    Trauma Violence Abuse 10:290-8. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Six-month treatment outcomes of cocaine-dependent patients with and without PTSD in a multisite national trial
    Lisa M Najavits
    National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 68:353-61. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint The effect of 12-step self-help group attendance and participation on drug use outcomes among cocaine-dependent patients
    Roger D Weiss
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 77:177-84. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial of integrated group therapy versus group drug counseling for patients with bipolar disorder and substance dependence
    Roger D Weiss
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, and McLean Hospital, 115 Mill St, Belmont, MA 02478, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 164:100-7. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Seeking safety therapy for adolescent girls with PTSD and substance use disorder: a randomized controlled trial
    Lisa M Najavits
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02445, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 33:453-63. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Rates and symptoms of PTSD among cocaine-dependent patients
    Lisa M Najavits
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 64:601-6. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Seeking Safety plus Exposure Therapy: an outcome study on dual diagnosis men
    Lisa M Najavits
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 37:425-35. 2005

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. doi request reprint Helping vulnerable populations: a comprehensive review of the treatment outcome literature on substance use disorder and PTSD
    Lisa M Najavits
    VA Boston Healthcare System, 150 South Huntington Ave, 116 B, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    J Clin Psychol 69:433-79. 2013
    ..The few models with past-focused (exposure-based) components also incorporated present-focused approaches for these vulnerable clients. We discuss public health perspectives to advance the field...
  2. pmc Gender differences in cocaine dependence
    Lisa M Najavits
    VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 97:190-4. 2008
    ..This study examined gender differences among treatment-seeking cocaine-dependent outpatients (e.g., on demographics, psychopathology, and substance abuse)...
  3. doi request reprint Improving PTSD/substance abuse treatment in the VA: a survey of providers
    Lisa M Najavits
    VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Addict 19:257-63. 2010
    ..Thus, there is a need for more training, policy clarifications, service integration, and adaptations for veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan. Limitations are described...
  4. doi request reprint Psychotherapies for trauma and substance abuse in women: review and policy implications
    Lisa M Najavits
    Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    Trauma Violence Abuse 10:290-8. 2009
    ..g., workforce issues, access to care, and changing the culture of treatment systems). Policy implications are also offered...
  5. ncbi request reprint Six-month treatment outcomes of cocaine-dependent patients with and without PTSD in a multisite national trial
    Lisa M Najavits
    National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 68:353-61. 2007
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  6. ncbi request reprint The effect of 12-step self-help group attendance and participation on drug use outcomes among cocaine-dependent patients
    Roger D Weiss
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 77:177-84. 2005
    ..Moreover, the distinction between attending meetings and actively participating in 12-step activities has not typically been examined...
  7. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial of integrated group therapy versus group drug counseling for patients with bipolar disorder and substance dependence
    Roger D Weiss
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, and McLean Hospital, 115 Mill St, Belmont, MA 02478, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 164:100-7. 2007
    ..The authors hypothesized that patients receiving integrated group therapy would have fewer days of substance use and fewer weeks ill with bipolar disorder...
  8. ncbi request reprint Seeking safety therapy for adolescent girls with PTSD and substance use disorder: a randomized controlled trial
    Lisa M Najavits
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02445, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 33:453-63. 2006
    ..Effect sizes were generally in the moderate to high range. Some gains were sustained at follow-up. SS appears a promising treatment for this population, but needs further study and perhaps additional clinical modification...
  9. ncbi request reprint Rates and symptoms of PTSD among cocaine-dependent patients
    Lisa M Najavits
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 64:601-6. 2003
    ..This study evaluated lifetime traumatic events and current posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms in a substance abuse sample...
  10. ncbi request reprint Seeking Safety plus Exposure Therapy: an outcome study on dual diagnosis men
    Lisa M Najavits
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 37:425-35. 2005
    ..Trends indicating improvement on 11 other outcome variables were also found. Treatment attendance, satisfaction, and alliance were extremely high. The need for further evaluation using more rigorous methodology is discussed...
  11. ncbi request reprint Treatment utilization by women with PTSD and substance dependence
    Lisa M Najavits
    McLean Hospital, Belmont, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Addict 13:215-24. 2004
    ..The most common treatments were individual therapy, medication, and hospitalization. Some treatments were perceived as harmful by some participants. The discussion addresses how to help patients obtain needed treatments...
  12. doi request reprint Pathological gambling and posttraumatic stress disorder: a study of the co-morbidity versus each alone
    Lisa M Najavits
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Gambl Stud 27:663-83. 2011
    ..Dissociation measures had mixed results. Discussion includes methodology considerations and future research areas...
  13. ncbi request reprint A new gender-based model for women's recovery from substance abuse: results of a pilot outcome study
    Lisa M Najavits
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 33:5-11. 2007
    ..Future research would benefit from larger samples and enhanced scientific methodology...
  14. ncbi request reprint Clinicians' views on treating posttraumatic stress disorder and substance use disorder
    Lisa M Najavits
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 22:79-85. 2002
    ..Those finding the work most difficult were more likely to be in a mental health setting and to have no personal history of trauma. Clinical implications are discussed...
  15. pmc Dissociation, PTSD, and substance abuse: an empirical study
    Lisa M Najavits
    McLean Hospital, Belmont, Massachusetts, USA
    J Trauma Dissociation 13:115-26. 2012
    ..The discussion addresses methodology, the "chemical dissociation" hypothesis, and the need for a more nuanced understanding of how substances are experienced in relation to dissociative phenomena...
  16. ncbi request reprint How to design an effective treatment outcome study
    Lisa M Najavits
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Gambl Stud 19:317-37. 2003
    ..for all design decisions? Is the investigator aware of what can and cannot be inferred from the data, based on the design? Does the study design address research questions that are important and genuinely of benefit to the field?..